PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • A unique palace experience – the art deco style of the palace is completely incomparable to other palaces in Rajasthan.
  • Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace has some great views and impressive large gardens to wander in.
  • The palace has a lot of history there are so many different rooms to be explored – those with a keen interest in history will find this hotel most fascinating.
  • The hotel has a great restaurant showcasing some excellent Rajasthani cooking.
  • Be aware that the hotel is quite large so sometimes the atmosphere can be quite quiet.
  • Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace is perched high above the desert capital of Jodhpur in Rajasthan. It is one of the world’s largest private residences, and counted amongst the last great palaces of India.
  • Fly into Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International followed by a 1-hour domestic flight to Jodphur. It’s a 15-minute drive from Jodphur airport to Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace.
  • It’s located on Chittar Hill on the outskirts of Jodhpur city. The silhouette of this enormous palace towers above the old city and can be seen from Pillars, the palace’s colonnaded dining terrace.
  • It’s about 20 minutes from Merangarh, the city’s top attraction; as Umaid Bhawan is the only other major attraction.

EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE

We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.

ACTIVITIES:


Heritage Walk

Join us for an insightful and entertaining walk around the palace. Our butlers keep you enthralled with its rich and varied stories, and a meaningful visit to the museum on the property. Watch history come alive.



Udaipur - Vintage Car Ride

Explore the labyrinthine streets of this Rajasthani town and the surrounding countryside by vintage car up into the hills to enjoy dinner (inc) on the Open Terrace Restaurant at Chunda Palace which has amazing views down into Udaipur and the Lake Palace.Travel in a vintage car around Udaipur, exploring the city from a different perspective.

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Umaid Bhawan Palace

Built between 1928 and 1943, Umaid Bhawan Palace is a magnificent piece of Rajasthan’s heritage, and a symbol of new Jodhpur. Home of the erstwhile Jodhpur royal family and currently the world’s sixth-largest private residence, the palace has one thing in common with the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra—the palm court marble used in its construction. Perched on Chittar Hill, the highest point in Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace inspires with exotic views of the historical Blue City, vast sand dunes, and intimidating Mehrangarh Fort. The palace is conveniently located 20 minutes from the airport, close to the main shopping areas, and the Balsamand and Kalyana lakes.

The last of the great palaces of India, the property houses a family museum, as well as the resplendent Umaid Bhawan Palace. Set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, with dancing peacocks and a subterranean Zodiac Pool, the luxury five-star Taj heritage hotel offers 70 utterly breathtaking Art Deco- style rooms and suites.The last of the great palaces of India, the property houses a family museum, as well as the resplendent Umaid Bhawan Palace. Set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, with dancing peacocks and a subterranean Zodiac Pool, the luxury five-star Taj heritage hotel offers 70 utterly breathtaking Art Deco- style rooms and suites.

The entry-level Palace Rooms all have Art Deco touches – be it light fittings or furniture (none are identical in décor) – and offer good amenities: a king-sized or twin bed (softer beds or hard boards available on request) with pillow menus, TV, DVD player, minibar, morning newspaper and evening turn down. Bathrooms feature a separate tub and shower and Forest Essential toiletries. However, Palace Rooms only have courtyard views; it’s definitely worth upgrading to a Historical Suite and then also to specify that you want one with garden view. Then the rating goes up to a 9, with better light, and marvellous views – sitting on your terrace and taking in the view across the gardens of what is, after all, your palace, is very restorative.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Palace Room

Palace Room

The Palace Rooms are exquisitely embellished with Art Deco interiors and equipped with modern amenities. A charming blend of original décor from princely times and the latest conveniences, they are truly unique.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Historical 1 Bedroom Suite

Historical 1 Bedroom Suite

The uniquely themed Historical Suites, bedecked in maroon and green, were once the residences of visiting royalty. Each comes with a private sit out that offers stunning views of the lush lawns or courtyard.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Royal 1 Bedroom Suite

Royal 1 Bedroom Suite

Decorated in the luxurious Art Deco style with mirror-finished terrazzo, each of the Royal Suites offers an expansive bedroom and sitting area. They overlook the sweeping Baradari Lawns and magnificent Mehrangarh Fort.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Grand Royal 1 Bedroom Suite

Grand Royal 1 Bedroom Suite

Originally reserved for visiting royalty, the Grand Royal Suites are designed in the influential Art Deco style. Each suite is unique, with an exclusive colour scheme or princely passion theme.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Grand Presidential 1 Bedroom Suite

Grand Presidential 1 Bedroom Suite

Originally designed for Maharani Badan Kanwan, the Maharani Suite is set in pinks, blacks, chrome and mirrors, and dominated by a mural of the Goddess Kali. It has a private terrace with a spectacular view of the palace gardens and of Mehrangarh Fort. Fit for a queen.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Maharaja Suite

Maharaja Suite

The Maharaja Suite is adorned with exotic Stefan Norblin murals, flaming chrome torches, plush Ruhlmann faux leopard-skin sofas and original artefacts. Designed in earthy tones, with a mirrored bar, this suite is a visual treat.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Maharani Suite

Maharani Suite

Originally designed for Maharani Badan Kanwan, the Maharani Suite is set in pinks, blacks, chrome and mirrors, and dominated by a mural of the Goddess Kali. It has a private terrace with a spectacular view of the palace gardens and of Mehrangarh Fort. Fit for a queen.

Umaid Bhawan Palace has the most charming restaurants and lounges in Jodhpur. Enjoy Continental or Fusion Indian cuisine, try a royal barbecue, or unwind kick back at our sports-themed bar with finger food and cocktails.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Risala

Risala

Enjoy imaginative and sumptuous Continental and Indian fusion cuisine based on royal recipes.Adorned with royal and martial portraits, the interiors of Risala at Umaid Bhawan Palace are ambient and characterful. Enjoy recipes straight from the royal kitchens over spectacular views of the garden, city and Mehrangarh Fort. The fine-dining restaurant offers the best Continental and Indian Fusion cuisine in Jodhpur.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Pillars

Pillars

A charming open-air cafe ideal for leisurely drinks and snacks, with spectacular views of the city, Baradari Lawns and Mehrangarh Fort.Set in a lovely colonnaded veranda, Pillars at the palace overlooks the spectacular city of Jodhpur spectacular Jodhpur city, Baradari Lawns and Mehrangarh Fort. The open-air diner offers pre-plated meals, snacks, Rajasthani delicacies, full meals and teatime delicacies. Perfect for an early breakfast or a late sunset meal.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Trophy Bar

Trophy Bar

The bar’s warm trophy-themed interior is perfect to unwind with a delectable bar menu, varied alcohol cocktails and Cuban cigars.Experience soothing music and a unique sports-themed environment at Trophy Bar. Immerse in artefacts and wildlife trophies collected by Maharajas, and examine an original six-foot elephant tusk. In the regal ambience, relish an extensive selection of finger foods, alcohol and Cuban cigars.

There are lots of inclusions in the daily rate: museum and palace tours; afternoon tea; an evening cultural performance; cuisine and mocktail making; a visit to the Maharaja’s private Marwar horse stable; an Ayurveda consultation; yoga; peacock feather hunt or Marwar-cuisine cooking classes.Large grounds and resort-like facilities include squash and tennis courts, a billiard room, table tennis, a smoking room, spa, indoor and outdoor pool. When you do finally settle down by the pool, you’re brought a picnic basket with snacks and cold drinks. Given that there are only 64 rooms dedicated to the hotel, it’s also a very exclusive experience, and staff – some of whom are from the original Maharaja’s retinue – really know how to make you feel like a VIP.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Interior Pool
Umaid Bhawan Palace Pool

Pool

There is a huge swimming pool.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Spa

Spa

The philosophy of Jiva or ‘Innerforce’ is inherently rooted in India’s ancient approach to wellness. Jiva Spa Known as the principal residence of the jodhpur royal family, Umaid Bhavan palace is a golden-hued desert sandstone monument. Rediscovering yourself in this architectural masterpiece is an experience in itself. Step in the glorious ambience of Jiva spa and where a royal journey of harmony, rejuvenation and healing awaits you.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Jodhpur, India
Nearest Airport
Jaipur International Airport, Jaipur
Local Currency
Indian Rupee
Time Change
GMT +5:30
Language
Hindi,English
Best time to go
October to March

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